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All times are GMT You will need the Earthdawn rulebook to make sense of most of the stuff here, not to mention for world background, equipment costs and so on.
Only a few Disciplines are actually magicians spellcasters ; other Adepts manifest their magic by being uncannily good at fighting, or thieving, or performing, or some other calling.
Find More Posts by tshiggins. Find More Posts by Kalzazz. We backed that, and when we’re able to fit my wife’s campaign back into our group’s rotation, we’ll be converting it from Third to Fourth. The worst xavage are those posed by the Horrors, which are attracted to magic and seek to corrupt those they come in contact with.
There are no clerics or priests, per se, though some special devotees become Questors–champions who are imbued with some of their Passion’s power.
It managed to please neither Earthdawn nor Savage Worlds fans. Adepts have a resource called Karma, earrhdawn can be spent to improve the use of talents by adding an extra die to the roll. Page 1 of 2. Thumbed through it but never willing to use the original mechanics.
SavageWorlds Earthdawn Conversion/Adaption Rules
Earthdawn has a number of other rules that take some getting used to, such as the progression of dice as your ability or effect increases using a progressively larger die up to d12, then using multiple diceand “exploding” dice if a die roll its maximum, roll it again and add the results.
IIRC, the worpds setting started in a vault that somebody with too much time on their hands identified based on topography and ruins as a location in the Balkans, somewhere.
Magic went away, became sagage Earth. It is a setting I like, and one I’ve drawn ideas from many times. Originally Posted by RogerBW. Magic came back became Shadowrun.
Looks like a bit like a fantasy version of Fallout to me, what with the shtick about everyone hiding in underground vaults for a while – and chimes nicely with some ideas I had in the past about the dungeon as civil earfhdawn shelter. Originally Posted by mehrkat I think I remember it being canonically the early world that became Shadowrun.
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I also haven’t included Durability as an edge. So, if you wanted to try to run an Earthdawn game with better mechanics, I think you could do it really easily. Many of the “standard” fantasy races can be found eartthdawn humans, elves, dwarves, orksbut there are also a few unique to Earthdawn trolls, the fairy-like winged windlings, and the hulking rock-like obsidimen. There are no half-races of any kind, and no inherently evil races other than the otherworldly Horrors.
That way lies madness However, if you do that, please make sure to post your conversion notes, and if you don’t provide session logs, we’ll be sorely disappointed. Sure, you dont get as many beanies as karma, but the Savage Worlds system allows you to do slightly more, I feel. A few of the other things that make Earthdawn distinct from other games and settings are: Its purely a gut feeling, I’ll have to see how it goes with playtesting and all.
She was lucky enough to have a couple of earthdaawn GMs for the system, so it’s one of the few systems that she knows and likes well enough to have run herself.
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But after the initial learning curve, quirks like these become almost intuitive. Savage Worlds has its own method of increasing the charecters resistance to damage, and I feel that this is an Earthdawn system feature, as opposed to an Earthdawn world feature, i. Theres a huge difference, as someone remarked on the Yahoo Groups mailing list you have signed up to it, haven’t you?
Anyway, it demonstrates how strongly supported post-apocalyptic settings are, by the company and the GURPS community, here. Find More Posts by Fred Brackin. Find More Posts by Warlockco. I played in a campaign many years ago, I was playing a Windling basically a sprite Elementalist type of mage with a “fetish” for using I think they were called blood charms a “minor” magic item that you sacrificed some of your health to empower, your health was reduced until you used the charm to boost spellsI had an obnoxious dodge so they GM pretty much could never hit me, so I had basically linked up enough charms to bring my health down to if I got tapped I was dying.
Let me know what you think, especially if you’ve played it both ED and SW.
Any edges that can be taken twice such as fleet footed, are only noted one, but you can take them twice as normal. Did anyone ever play this, and how was it?
Blood magic can be used by any Adept, for a variety of purposes, but usually to enforce an oath, to implant certain types of magic items that are powered by life force, or in desperation to fuel more potent magic at great risk, of course. Just picked up an ancient looking fRPG hardback from the second had bin at a convention Originally Posted by RogerBW Nice ideas, but the earrhdawn IME tended to be awfully “go down a hole in the ground, kill what’s there and bring back the treasure”.
Instead of conventional gods, Earthdawn has the Passions, who serve much the same purpose but lack earthdaan sort of widely organized religions that most settings have.
The setting is eagthdawn or miss, but it is absolutely my favorite published rules system I have run it both straight by the book and also well house ruled.
Find More Posts by thastygliax. There’s a licensed adaptation of the setting for Savage Worlds now.
I’ve mined it for ideas for locations and such for a while. I haven’t included Karma Ritual as an edge, as I think beanies use the same mechanic, and can darthdawn easily subsituted for Karma. Find More Posts by The Colonel. There is a 2nd Edition, not sure how much support it has gotten or how recently it was released.